KEYSER - Highland Arts Unlimited and the Community of Keyser will be hosting the first annual Minco Music Heritage Festival June 17-23, 2019.

For the News Tribune
KEYSER - Highland Arts Unlimited and the Community of Keyser will be hosting the first annual Minco Music Heritage Festival June 17-23, 2019. 
The festival will celebrate the wide array of music and musicians from the local area.
From Jack Rollins, who wrote ""Frosty the Snowman,” to the current steel drum bands, there has been a treasure trove of musical talent from the Mineral County area.  Jazz greats like Don Redman and Les Clifford, rock-and-rollers like Steve Whiteman and Kix, gospel groups, vocalists, bluegrass and old-time players down to Donnie Marple, the drummer for country music star Lee Brice, Mineral County has a great heritage of music and musicians.
     Highland Arts will be inviting musicians of all genres to come to Keyser to perform on one of several  stages during the event.
The festival will be a community-wide undertaking and the group is seeking volunteers to help in the planning and coordination of the festival, which will include arts and crafts vendors, food and beverage, displays, games, contests, and other activities
Anyone wishing to help with the planning or who would like to participate in any way should contact Terry Stephens, chairman, at 304-813-5740.
The group will be inviting all local churches, civic clubs, and other organizations to participate and businesses to support the festival with their window displays and by offering related specials, etc.
      An organizational meeting will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 6 p.m. at the pub room at Queen’s Point Coffee on the corner of Main and Armstrong streets in Keyser.  All interested parties are invited to attend.